the decision by the UK Border Agency to revoke the Tier 4 licence of London Metropolitan University
the potential deportation of around of 2,500 international students
the leaking of this story to the Sunday Times during a bank holiday weekend before staff, students or even university management were informed.
granting an amnesty will allow London Met non-EU international students to complete their current courses at London Met
we should welcome international students not only for their great contribution to our economy but also because society benefits from the diversity and multiculturalism that they bring.
Congress resolves to:
call upon the TUC to support an immediate amnesty for all London Met non-EU international students in order to complete their studies
support the call made by UCU, UNISON, the NUS, UUK, the Public Accounts Committee and the Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee that international students are removed from immigration statistics as permanent migrants.
call upon affiliated unions to encourage members to sign the Number 10 e-petition (http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/37954).
Mover: University and College Union
Minutes and agendas (200 words) issued 11 Sep 2012
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